CRS’ Kenya-RAPID project brings sustainable water systems to rural families.
Women and girls freed from long daily water hauls have time for education, business activities.
Farmers can’t grow food without good soil and water—that’s why our work is increasingly focused on improving these basic elements.
CRS helps communities bring their mountains back to life after decades of overgrazing and erosion.
In Bangladesh, people are being pushed to the limit by rising sea levels. In Chad, people are being pushed off the land by violence and then continually challenged by scarce resources. Climate change plays a role, and so does one's ability to push forward. This is their story.
Here are 10 things in your home that have a climate change connection, and ways you can make a difference.
From Lake Poopó to the Chacaltaya Glacier, Bolivia's water is disappearing at an alarming rate due to climate change. This is impacting thousands of Bolivians who are having to change the way they live to survive.
“Whatever you did for one of these least brothers of mine, you did for me.”
You’ve helped CRS provide lifesaving support to 85 million people. We did it together in Jesus’ name. These CRS projects depend on the gifts of generous people like you:
Water maintains an important symbolic role in Judeo-Christian scripture, theology, and sacrament, largely because our faith arose in a land where water was particularly scarce. For much of the world, that situation is their daily reality, with access and rights to life-giving water severely limited.
With water so crucial not only to our daily nutrition, but to our health and sanitation, it is a challenge to our Christian consciences to consider that nearly one billion people lack access to it.